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NCAA orders airlines to enforce security measures at airports
By Ayoola Ponmile
July 8, 2012 21:38:55pm GMT
Murtala Muhammed International Airport

WorldStage Newsonline-- The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority on Sunday ordered the immediate implementation of existing directives to strengthen security procedures at the nation’s airports

Director General of (NCAA, Dr. Harold Demuren in a statement tagged security directive number 16, said the order  is In accordance with Part 17, Regulation 83 of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations, and Section 13.7 of the National Civil Aviation Security Programme (NCASP).

According to the statement measures expected to be put into immediate implementations effective from July 7, 2012 are; Airlines must ensure that all intending passengers are to be positively identified prior to boarding with a photo identity document.  The name of each passenger must be matched to the photo on the identity document produced by the passenger.

And No passenger may use another passenger’s ticket or boarding pass to travel in Nigeria. The name on each passenger’s ticket and boarding pass must match the name on his or her photo identity document.

The statement added that any passenger that fails to comply with this directive shall be denied boarding.

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